S.954: Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about agriculture and food
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Sponsor Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced May 14, 2013
Latest Major Action Sept. 4, 2013
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Bill Summary

Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013 - Title I: Commodity Programs - Subtitle A: Repeals and Reforms - (Sec. 1101) Amends the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 to repeal, but continue for crop year 2013: (1) direct payments, (2) countercyclical payments, and (3) the average crop revenue election program (ACRE).

(Sec. 1105) Directs the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to provide for a farm's base acreage adjustment for covered commodities if: (1) a conservation reserve contract expires or is voluntarily terminated, (2) cropland is released from conservation reserve contract coverage, (3) the producer has eligible pulse crop acreage, or (4) the producer has eligible oilseed acreage.

(Sec. 1106) Directs the Secretary to establish a yield for each farm for any designated oilseed or eligible pulse crop for which a payment yield was not established under the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002.

(Sec. 1107) Directs the S...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 4, 2013 By Senator Stabenow from Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry filed written report under authority of the order of the Senate of 08/01/2013. Report No. 113-88. Additional views filed.
July 18, 2013 See also H.R. 2642.
July 18, 2013 Senate incorporated this measure in H.R.2642 as an amendment.
June 12, 2013 Senate ordered measure printed as passed.
June 11, 2013 Held at the desk.
June 11, 2013 Received in the House.
June 11, 2013 Message on Senate action sent to the House.
June 10, 2013

Passed Senate with amendments by Yea-Nay Vote. 66 - 27. Record Vote Number: 145. (text: CR 6/11/2013 S4232-4349)

June 10, 2013 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S4043-4053)
June 6, 2013

Cloture invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 75 - 22. Record Vote Number: 141. (consideration: CR S3976; text: CR S3976)

June 6, 2013 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3971-3976)
June 4, 2013 Cloture motion on the measure presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S3949; text: CR S3949)
June 4, 2013 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3923-3926, S3927-3949)
June 3, 2013 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3895-3902)
May 23, 2013 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3797-3809, S3816-3826)
May 22, 2013 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3712-3736, S3745-3752)
May 21, 2013 Considered by Senate. (consideration: CR S3634-3637, S3637-3648, S3652)
May 20, 2013 Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S3591-3595, S3597)
May 15, 2013 Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S3519-3525)
May 14, 2013 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 73.
May 14, 2013 Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. Original measure reported to Senate by Senator Stabenow. Without written report.